EU Energy governance: how does it work?

Trinomics has been awarded a study contract by the European Parliament’s ITRE Committee to produce a briefing paper on ‘EU energy governance: how does it work?’. In May 2014 a new European Parliament (EP) was elected. This means also that a new ITRE Committee will start its work soon, with in it new members that…

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Partnerships for development: do they contribute to Inclusive Green Growth?

Trinomics, in collaboration with AidEnvironment (lead), has been awarded a study contract by the Netherlands Environment Assessment Agency (PBL) to assess the contribution of partnerships for development to inclusive green growth. This evaluation aims to generate insights in how to operationalize the concept and objectives of Inclusive Green Growth (IGG) through the mechanism of public-private…

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Technology options for deep seabed exploitation: Tackling economic, environmental and societal challenges

Trinomics, as lead partner, in collaboration with Milieu Ltd, has been awarded a study contract by the European Parliament’s STOA Panel to carry out an assessment on technology options for deep seabed exploitation. The objective of the assignment is to identify challenges and opportunities of deep-sea resource exploration and exploitation to the European Union (EU)…

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Assessing the Implications of Climate Change Adaptation on Employment in the EU

Report: Climate Change Adaptation and Employment (4 MB) Trinomics led a study for DG CLIMA (together with TNO and Ricardo-AEA) on the impacts of climate change adaptation on employment and skills in the EU. The final report can be downloaded here. This study feeds into the EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change (2013) by defining the…

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Pilot study on tracking mobilised private climate finance in the Netherlands

Report: Pilot Tracking Mobilised Private Climate Finance (1 MB) The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs has commissioned a pilot study to review its climate finance programmes on the ability to mobilise private climate finance. In close collaboration with a team of policy officers from the Ministry, Trinomics developed a methodology and performed a trial calculation…

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Resource efficiency opportunities in the building sector

Report: Resource efficiency in the building sector (5 MB) On 1st of July 2014, the European Commission published its Communication on Resource efficiency opportunities in the building sector (COM(2014) 445 final), which is part of its Circular economy package. The main objectives of this Communication are to enhance the use of building materials in more efficient way and…

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Trinomics staff co-write article on New Market Mechanisms in Climate Policy Journal

Trinomics staff members Hans Bolscher and Jeroen van der Laan contributed to a publication in the latest number of the Climate Policy Journal. The article called ” Developing a sectoral new market mechanism: insights from theoretical analysis and country showcases identifies available options for possible elements of New Market Mechanisms and reviews these options against a number…

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Trinomics wins Framework Agreements on Air, Climate Change and Noise for European Environment Agency

Trinomics, as lead partner, in collaboration with TNO and with subcontracting services of Aether Ltd, ARCADIS Belgium, the Danish Centre of Environment and Energy (DCE), Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Oeko Institute, REC, Ricardo-AEA Ltd, RIVM, Transport and Mobility Leuven (TML), the University of Barcelona (UAB) and the University of the West of England (UWE)…

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Cooperative production, financing and use of low carbon technologies


Report: Low Carbon Concepts (7 MB)


Report: Low Carbon Concepts (7 MB) The European economy is shifting to become more resource and energy efficient. Together with this shift, a related trend of decentralisation can be observed. Local initiatives and actors, such as (organised) citizens and local governments play an increasingly important role in this shift. These actors cooperate in new innovative…

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Impact of Ecodesign and Energy/Tyre Labelling on R&D and technological innovation

Report: Impacts of Ecodesign & EL on R&D (3 MB) The Ecodesign and Labelling directives have the potential to not only deliver energy savings but also to positively impact the innovation activities and competitiveness of the manufacturers of the regulated products. With regard to the upcoming revision of the directives in 2014, it is therefore…

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